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37 min ago | Daily Camera

Littwin: The rise and fall of labor after Ludlow

Sometimes history, even the most awful history, can be summed up in a remarkably few words.

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Related Topix: US Military, Immigration Reform, Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Georgia Guardsmen heading to Afghanistan

About 150 members of the Georgia National Guard from the Toccoa-based 876th Engineer Company are heading to Afghanistan this summer for a nine-month deployment.

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Related Topix: US Military, World News, Afghanistan,

Patch.com

Sgt Felix M Del Greco Jr Memorial Scholarship Benefit Concert May 10th

The band LittleHouse will host a benefit concert May 10th to support the scholarship Fund.

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Related Topix: Simsbury, CT, US Military, Opinion

National Public Radio

Army Vs. National Guard: Who Gets Those Apache Helicopters?

The Army is planning to move all the National Guard's Apache helicopters to the regular Army, a move opposed by many in the Guard.

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Related Topix: US Military, Eastover, SC

KQED

Army Vs. National Guard: Who Gets Those Apache Helicopters?

For decades the National Guard has fought hard against the stereotype that it was the place to avoid the draft during the Vietnam War, or that it's a place to get college money rather than combat duty.

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Air Force Times

Letter: Why I won't re-enlist

Tired of waiting for deployments to slow down and other hardships of military life, Staff Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force

KSTP

South St. Paul Man to be Sentenced for Murder of Minn. National Guardsman

The man convicted of killing a Minnesota National Guard sergeant last August will be sentenced Tuesday.

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Stars and Stripes

Gulf War illness: Thousands who served still report mysterious symptoms

Army veterans Michael PatiA o and David Garcia, who served in the Persian Gulf during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, say they still suffer health problems related to their service in the war.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, TX, Life, Veteran Affairs, Downtown (Washington, DC)

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

SD National Guard volunteer to clean up storm damage at Rapid City park

Earth Day is April 22nd and each year members of the South Dakota National Guard do something to help local communities.

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Related Topix: Rapid City, SD, US Military, Life, Holidays, Earth Day, South Dakota

Brown Deer

Celebrations: April 10

Air National Guard Senior Master Sgt. Lisa DiSalvo of Mequon is one of about 120 Navy and Air National Guard medical professionals providing medical, dental and optometry care to residents of Abbeville, La., during exercise "Cajun Care."

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Navy, Abbeville, LA

KGNS-TV Laredo

Henry Cuellar votes for funds to reduce veterans' claims backlog

Congressman Henry Cuellar announces the Appropriations Committee has successfully passed two of 12 funding bills out of committee that require strong steps to address the Veterans Affairs claims backlog.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

The News Journal

Truck triggers gate alarm at Del. Air Guard base

A delivery truck set off an electronic explosives monitor while entering the front gate at the Delaware Air National Guard Base at mid-morning Monday, officials say.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, New Castle, DE, Wilmington Manor, DE

NewsOK.com

Records reveal details of Oklahoma soldiers' deaths in Afghanistan

A memorial unveiled last month in Norman at the Armed Forces Reserve Center honors the 15 members of the Oklahoma National Guard who have been killed in action during the war on terrorism.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government, US Military, Checotah, OK, Ochelata, OK

The Pittsfield Gazette

Active duty: Writing about dad's deployment

By Susan Guerrero Christian J. Couture, a second grader at Allendale Elementary School, is a patriotic kid who loves swimming, building with legos and drawing military vehicles.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Veteran, NEADS at odds over dog

Michael Damon of Uxbridge says his life was changed by a dog. Last year, the 44-year-old Marine combat veteran was matched with a black Labrador retriever through NEADS, which trains assistance dogs for deaf and disabled people.

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TheAlternativePress.com

Morris County Prosecutor's Office Receives Patriot Award

On April 15, 2014, the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award has been awarded to the Morris County Prosecutor's Office.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, US Military

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Tupelo Guard unit could be stripped of Apaches

The Army wants to move all AH-64 Apache attack helicopters from the National Guard to active units.

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Related Topix: US Military, Tupelo, MS

The Billings Outpost

Help for vets who resist help

Doug Bell, a readjustment counselor with the Billings Vet Center, said it's typical of military veterans to insist that they don't need help.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Billings, MT, Montana

Cape Cod Times

Families of military personnel enjoy special holiday hunt

More than 100 children eagerly scavenged the grounds of the Ballymeade Country Club on Saturday afternoon at an Easter egg hunt organized for military families stationed on Cape Cod.

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Related Topix: US Military, Kids, Family, US Air Force

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WKYT

National Guard members return home for Easter

Just a day ago more than a dozen members of the National Guard stationed in Afghanistan found out they would be back in the Bluegrass for Easter.

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